About Fessenden Elementary School

  • School Building


    School Accountability Reports

    Location of Fessenden Elementary

    4200 NW 89th Place, Ocala, Florida 34482, USA


    Fessenden Elementary is located off CR-25A, just before the Ocala Speedway. From Interstate 75, exit at FL-326 (exit 358) and head east. Turn left at CR-25A (Gainesville Road). Fessenden's marquee will be visible on the left.

    School History and Profile

    Housed in a beautiful coquina rock building, Fessenden Elementary School has a rich history. A school has existed at the current location since 1868, when Fessenden was founded as a private academy for African-American students.


    Fessenden currently serves a large, rural area in the northwest area of Marion County. Our staff is committed to creating a positive educational environment where every child can strive for academic excellence. Fessenden is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and Sites.

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    School Colors and Mascot

    • Mascot: TigerLogo
    • School Colors: Maroon and White